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Villa Francastella, close to sandy beach & shops

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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Pals, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, Catalonia
This enchanting, well-equipped & spacious four-bedroom detached house, with its own garden, is quietly situated yet only a short walk from sandy beach, shops, restaurants and bars of Playa de Pals. With several beaches, pool, fantastic snorkelling, golf and local medieval towns nearby, there is something for everyone.

The villa is built in the Catalan style with white plaster walls, and doors and window frames/shutters of varnished pine. It is equipped throughout to a high standard. It sleeps 8 comfortably and has space to relax, within the house, on the large covered terrace, or on the lawn in its garden. It has a pleasant view and overlooks the gardens and pool of the Sa Punta restaurant, rated one of the finest in the region. The house is surrounded by scented pines and the immediate vicinity comprises an abundance of green in whi...
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Listing #HL463933
About the Owner
Frank L
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
Interaction with guests
We will send guests who have made the final payment: - keys of the house (by post to their preferred address); - detailed directions to find it; and - a copy of The Book, which includes detailed information about the house and the area (including beaches, places to visit, shops, restaurants, bars etc). Guests can enter from 16.00 on the day of arrival. On departure, we ask guests to vacate the house by 10.00 to give our cleaner time to prepare it for the next guests. The house is cleaned before and after your stay. We kindly ask guests to leave the house as they found it, to avoid a charge for any extra cleaning needed. Please also notify us of any breakages/damage, so that we can ensure all is in order for the arrival of the next family.
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

As always, the stay within the villa is wonderful with a magnificent atmosphere and overall ambience. Everything from location of the house, to the distance to the beach and the nearby collection of various restaurants add the best holiday flair to any visitor. The owner...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Andrzej J
V9178HAfrank, VR Owner at Villa Francastella, close to sandy beach & shops, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Andrzej, we take great pleasure when our guests enjoy their stay, as we too love the house and the area. Come again another time!

Reviewed 30 September 2016

What a delightful villa in the most fantastic location ! ....We stayed for one week at the end of August 2016 as a family of five. The villa was spacious and clean with everything you need for a family holiday - including essentials like dishwasher,...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank TrixieLady
Management response:Responded 2 October 2016

I am delighted you enjoyed your stay - do come again!

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

We stayed there for a week with our kids and brother in law. Villa Francastella is what one can expect from its name: a family villa. A place where you can go with kids and friends for few days away from home and still to...More

Date of stay: October 2015
1  Thank KnyazIoan
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We do not operate a strict inventory and trust guests to replace broken, lost or damaged items. Please let us know if you find that items appear to be missing or damaged, so we...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    1 King
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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  • Damage Deposit: AU$317 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
25% of rental is payable on reservation, with the balance due 3 weeks before your holiday.

A returnable key/breakages deposit of €200 is payable.

Sheets & towels are not included but may be hired at a cost of €15 per person.
In high season the house is only let Saturday to Saturday
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About the neighbourhood
In this part of the Costa Brava the landscape is typically composed of pine-covered hills descending to the sea where there are many protected and sandy beaches, and with a view to the distant Pyrenees. The choice of beaches close by is so great that one can choose a different beach every day.Particular favourites are the former fishing villages of Sa Riera (a twenty-minute walk round the rocks), Callella and Llafranc (20 minutes' drive).

Pals itself is a beautiful and unspoiled medieval walled town, a must for any visitor, offering the opportunity of a stroll through pedestrianised streets to see the spectacular views from the bell tower, before relaxing in one of its many bars and restaurants. There are other attractive towns nearby, such as medieval Peratallada or the graeco-roman...
Getting around
A car is recommended, as there are many places and beaches to visit. Cars can be parked in the house's own drive.

There are regular buses from Playa de Pals to those wishing to visit Pals or other local towns.
In the house you will find contact details of the local taxi service should you wish to use this.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Gerona: 40.0 km
Railway: Flaca: 20.0 km
Barcelona airport has the best flight selection and is some 1 1/2 hours' drive from the house. Train from Barcelona to Flaca is another option (about an hour). Taxis from Flaca station to the house take some 20 minutes.

Gerona is the nearest airport, being 45 minutes' drive from the house.

The house is approximately 1 1/2 hours' drive from the French border.

All guests will receive detailed directions to find the house, before their stay.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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